Senior Narrative Writer


Posted 02.15.2019

This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh.

Santa Monica Studio is looking for an experienced Game Writer who understands the nuanced marriage between gameplay and narrative. The ideal candidate has a keen ear for dialogue and has written professionally on at least one shipped AAA game title.


  • Generate banter dialogue and supporting narrative content for various game systems
  • Collaborate with creative stakeholders to further and reinforce established story goals
  • Contribute to the narrative development of game story, characters, lore, etc.


  • 4+ years as a Writer in a professional capacity
  • Knowledge of contemporary gameplay and narrative design
  • Ability to adapt style to match the project’s current tone and character voices
  • Skills and experience to quickly turn around feedback-based revisions
  • Able to survive and thrive in a fast-paced, creative environment
  • Candidate must provide with the application:
    • A cover letter with resume
    • An existing writing sample of their work for evaluation, please provide scene-writing samples—no more than 15 pages in length—in screenplay style.”

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